April 13, 2006

Volume 102, Issue 56

Stories from the April 13, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Students participate in immigration protest

GW students joined the hundreds of thousands of demonstrators who rallied on the Mall Monday in opposition to illegal immigration legislation. But several student organizations said they weren’t getting involved as a group because immigration is less of a political issue and more of a personal matter. Amanda Beltran, director of public relations for GW’s […]


Thursday The Jenny McKean Moore Reading Series – a reading by Natasha Trethewey Join the noted poet for a special GW reading. 8 to 9 p.m. Marvin Center Amphitheatre Sponsored by the GW English Department Creative Writing Program Maida Withers: A Choreographer’s Life Photographic and video exhibit of the creative and performance work of Maida […]

Panel discusses life and legacy of Jackie Robinson

Panelists spoke Tuesday night on the legacy of the late Brooklyn Dodger Jackie Robinson, outlining the travails, accomplishments and influence of the baseball player who has become a cultural icon. The event, which drew about 30 audience members to Gelman Library, featured five experts who discussed the athlete. Robinson became the first black Major League […]

SA Notes

Thorpe could get violations; senators-elect to meet Student Association President-elect Lamar Thorpe is facing two campaign complaints that will be aired by the Joint Elections Committee. The election oversight body found probable cause in two complaints filed against Thorpe, a junior, stemming from the election that took place in March and early April. One regards […]

SA President-elect Thorpe looks forward

The campaigning is over, and now the real work begins. In last week’s runoff election, Student Association President-elect junior Lamar Thorpe beat opponent junior Morgan Corr by 186 votes for the SA’s top spot. On May 5, Thorpe and Executive Vice President-elect Josh Lasky will officially be sworn into their respective offices, but they’ve already […]